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ATG Media to power lot-tissimo

10 May 2010Written by ATG Reporter

ATG’s parent company, ATG Media, has agreed to provide the technology for the first live internet bidding site in Germany.

Jörg Wiesniewski, partner at lot-tissimo, a provider of online art and antiques catalogues catering for 150 out of the 200 German auctioneers, believes there is a huge potential demand for live internet bidding in Germany.

“We are confident that live internet auctions will have a loyal following from buyers of arts and antiques [here] and we are excited to be the first business to take this step forward,” he said.

Within a few months the aim is to be able to host catalogues and live auctions on the-saleroom and lot-tissimo simultaneously. This joint offering will give auctioneers access to both the English-speaking and German-speaking markets in one operation.

The first auctions to be webcast in Germany will be the June sales of Wendl (www.auktionshaus-wendl.de) and Kaupp (www.kaupp.de).

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